August 28, 2015
Welcome to the bleak ruins of the Mushroom Kingdom, home to a contemplative, chain-smoking Luigi. As he wanders the bleak expanse of decaying bricks and rusty pipes, he ruminates on the meaninglessness of his existence — the relentless search ... Read More
Drinks | August 26, 2015
So you're no mixologist. That's okay. This breezy summertime cocktail is about as easy as it gets. And because it's technically a brunch cocktail, you don't even have to wait until 5 o'clock.
The Strawberry Muddle
750 ml Prosecco or other ... Read More
Drinks | August 18, 2015
Inspired by Caribbean cocktails mixed up in the 1800s to help field workers beat the heat, Planter's Punch is the perfect way to cool down on a sweaty summer day. It's delicious! Just, um, try not to think of the racial implications.
Folklore ... Read More
Drinks | August 11, 2015
We like our drinks with a little history to 'em, and this one dates back to the 1940s in Cairo, Egypt. But even if you don't give two poops about history, it's hard to argue with a ... Read More
Drinks | August 4, 2015
While on vacation recently, I drank two things I don't have very often: a martini and, separately, a shot of pickle juice. I didn't count myself a fan of either, but both took me by surprise. So I combined the ... Read More
August 25, 2015
UPDATE: Added video of Dismaland by Alex Jefferis, see bottom.
It begins the moment you enter the theme park. Barking short, gruff instructions, security guards pat you down aggressively and tell you to turn around, ... Read More
August 21, 2015
Suppose, hypothetically, that you're looking for a gorgeous, first-class sculpture of the female pubic anatomy on Etsy, the world's premier online source of handmade artistic crafts. In such a marketplace, it's important that one exercise discretion. You can't just ... Read More
August 20, 2015
Twentysomethings, you thought the prospect of sleeping on your parents' couch was terrifying? Imagine trying to bring a date back to your fleshy, bloody meat tent. (Unless there are s'mores involved. S'mores are always a sure thing.)
August 18, 2015
One part dark and brooding, one part pious and sweater-wearing. Such is the genius of the Phoenix, Ariz., outfit Okilly Dokilly, a group that calls itself "the world’s only Nedal band." Simpsons fans, go grab Otto and get ready to rawk.
August 12, 2015
A friend likes to describe Nadia's apartment as a "funhouse" — it's weird, sometimes unsettlingly weird, with taxidermied animals, dilapidated human figures (sometimes in jars), and at least one creepy clown. But the G-Star may've been one-upped by a haunted Mexican island.
Walk ... Read More